Average Salary for Citibank Employees

Based in New York City, N.Y.,financial services player Citibank offers many employment opportunities, including Personal Banker and VP of Information Technology positions. The median salary at Citibank is $73K annually. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at Citibank, but how long you've been working and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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Bringing in the most money are VPs of Information Technology — their earnings average $137K per year. VPs of Operations are a close second at $88K along with Relationship Managers ($85K) and Banking Branch Managers (approximately $75K). Among the lower-paid positions at Citibank are Personal Bankers — the median salary for this role approaches around $40K.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $78K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $56K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $92K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $99K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas (approximately $87K), Irving, Texas ($81K), and Miami, Fla. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Buffalo, N.Y. — at approximately $45K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the firm, employees working in New Jersey take home the most — $94K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $123K per year. On average, salaries rise to around $122K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. Regarding salaries and education, Citibank pays those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (CS) the most — $132K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $85K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Citibank is Data Analysis, with one in eight considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Sales round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

29 percent receive paid vacation, and only 22 percent get sick leave. The vast majority of employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Citibank folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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$36,713 - $96,036
$41,282 - $118,810
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

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